Azerbaijan: Council of Europe protests Leyla and Arif Yunus jail terms

Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland, Parliamentary Assembly President Anne Brasseur and Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks, have reacted strongly to the jailing of Leyla and Arif Yunus.

European Court of Human Rights: 2015 – The Story So Far (Part 2)

This has been another important year for the European Court of Human Rights … as shown in this second part of the review of the court’s year so far!

European Court of Human Rights: 2015 – The Story So Far (Part 1)

All the key complaints and controversies affecting the court between January and March this year, are right here in this review.

Nominations for the 2016 Council of Europe Raoul Wallenberg Prize

Send in your nominations now for the €10,000 Council of Europe Raoul Wallenberg Prize, which rewards extraordinary humanitarian achievements by a single individual, a group of individuals or an organisation.

Azerbaijan: Jagland says country “cannot continue like this,” after journalist murder

A return to dialogue and trust between civil society and national authorities should follow the tragic murder of prominent Azerbaijan journalist Rasim Aliyev, Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland said today.